Leveraging Facebook mobility data for COVID19 policy development in Wales
June 22, 2021 by CrisisReady
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Disaster Mobility Data Network Launch Meeting
Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 09:00am — 10:00am
Changes in mobile phone technology, notably the near-ubiquity in many places of GPS-enabled smartphones, have altered the ways that response agencies and researchers understand and respond to crises. As this data becomes mainstream in emergency management, key issues of data capacity and data literacy - as well as ethics, privacy, and data protection - become increasingly pressing.
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The impact of mobility network properties on predicted epidemic dynamics in Dhaka and Bangkok
Published in Epidemics, Volume 35, 2021, 100441, ISSN 1755-4365
June 1, 2021 by Tyler S. Brown, Kenth Engø-Monsen, Mathew V. Kiang, Ayesha S. Mahmud, Richard J. Maude, Caroline O. Buckee
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Socioeconomic Status Determines COVID-19 Incidence and Related Mortality in Santiago, Chile
Published in Science 372, no. 6545: eabg5298
May 28, 2021 by Mena, Gonzalo E., Pamela P. Martinez, Ayesha S. Mahmud, Pablo A. Marquet, Caroline O. Buckee, and Mauricio Santillana
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Displacement and Gender on St Vincent Following the La Soufriere Volcanic Eruption
by Akash Yadav (CrisisReady)
The La Soufriere volcano on the island of St Vincent began erupting on the 27th of December at the end of 2020. On April 13th, 2021 an enormous plume of ash and smoke spewed from the crater.
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COVID-19 Mobility Data Network
A network of infectious disease epidemiologists at universities around the world working with technology companies to use aggregated mobility data to support the COVID-19 response.
Variation in human mobility and its impact on the risk of future COVID-19 outbreaks in Taiwan
Published in BMC Public Health, 2021 Jan 27; 21(1):226.
January 27, 2021 by Chang, M.-C., Kahn, R., Li, Y.-A., Lee, C.-S., Buckee, C. O., & Chang, H.-H.
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Incorporating human mobility data improves forecasts of Dengue fever in Thailand
Published in Scientific Reports, 11(1), 923
January 13, 2021 by Kiang, M. V., Santillana, M., Chen, J. T., Onnela, J.-P., Krieger, N., Engø-Monsen, K., Ekapirat, N., Areechokchai, D., Prempree, P., Maude, R. J., & Buckee, C. O.
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Quantifying the dynamics of migration after Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico
Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Dec 2020, 117 (51) 32772-32778
December 22, 2020 by Rolando J. Acosta, Nishant Kishore, Rafael A. Irazarry, Caroline Buckee
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OpenDP: open-source software tools for privacy-protective statistical analysis of sensitive personal data.
by Abhishek Bhatia
The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the importance of developing analytical pipelines that leverage data streams generated by individuals and communities to drive data-driven responses to crises. As these data increasingly exchange hands within agencies and are shared publicly for broader research, Salil Vadhan from Harvard SEAS and Navin Vembar from Camber Systems discuss the inadequacy of traditional methods for the protection of sensitive personal data.
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National Shelter System Data: Opportunities, Challenges, and Applications to COVID-19
by Abhishek Bhatia
In the United States, the vast majority of shelters are operated by agencies like the American Red Cross, other not-for-profit organizations, or directly by the county government. During disasters, the sudden demand for services at these shelters contributes to challenges in resource allocation and complicates the logistics of keeping people safe during mass gatherings.
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Measuring mobility to monitor travel and physical distancing interventions: a common framework for mobile phone data analysis
Published in The Lancet Digital Health
November 1, 2020 by Kishore, N., Kiang, M. V., Engø-Monsen, K., Vembar, N., Schroeder, A., Balsari, S., & Buckee, C. O.
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Mobility Data and the Limits of Data Protection Frameworks
October 7, 2020 by Abhishek Bhatia
The near real-time information about human movement provided by aggregated population mobility data has tremendous potential to help refine interventions when appropriate legal, organizational, and computational safeguards are in place. As the private sector, policymakers, and academia work together to leverage novel sources of data to track the spread of the pandemic, Randall Harp, Laurent Hébert-Dufresne, and Juniper Lovato from the University of Vermont argue that anonymization at the individual level is insufficient– the notion of privacy should extend to communities as well.
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The use of mobile phone data to inform analysis of COVID-19 pandemic epidemiology
Published in Nature Communications, 11(1), 4961
September 30, 2020 by Grantz, K. H., Meredith, H. R., Cummings, D. A. T., Metcalf, C. J. E., Grenfell, B. T., Giles, J. R., Mehta, S., Solomon, S., Labrique, A., Kishore, N., Buckee, C. O., & Wesolowski, A.
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Reductions in commuting mobility correlate with geographic differences in SARS-CoV-2 prevalence in New York City
Published in Nature Communications, 11(1), 4674
September 16, 2020 by Kissler, S. M., Kishore, N., Prabhu, M., Goffman, D., Beilin, Y., Landau, R., Gyamfi-Bannerman, C., Bateman, B. T., Snyder, J., Razavi, A. S., Katz, D., Gal, J., Bianco, A., Stone, J., Larremore, D., Buckee, C. O., & Grad, Y. H.
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Digital Mobility Data, Physical Distancing, and COVID-19 in Syracuse
by Jennifer Chan
Syracuse is a modest sized city of just over 140,000 people in upstate New York. It sits within the heart of the Finger Lakes region, not far from Lake Ontario. Although far from the worst hit areas of New York state by COVID-19, Syracuse saw alarming increases in cases and deaths during the initial wave of the pandemic.
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Case Study: Using Facebook Data to Monitor Adherence to Stay-at-home Orders in Colorado and Utah
Published in MedRxiv, 2020.06.04.20122093
July 30, 2020 by Layer, R. M., Fosdick, B., Bradshaw, M., Larremore, D. B., & Doherty, P.
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Challenges to Transforming Unconventional Social Media Data into Actionable Knowledge for Public Health Systems during Disasters
Published in Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 14(3), 352–359
June 1, 2020 by Chan, J. L., & Purohit, H.
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Food Security and Human Mobility During the COVID-19 Lockdown
Published in Social Science Research Network (Scholarly Paper ID 3600376)
May 15, 2020 by Choudhury, P., Koo, W. W., Li, X., Kishore, N., Balsari, S., & Khanna, T.
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Mobility Data Essential to Stopping COVID-19, Reopening Cities and Counties
April 20, 2020 by Andrew Schroeder
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Aggregated mobility data could help fight COVID-19
Published in Science (New York, N.Y.), 368(6487), 145–146
April 10, 2020 by Buckee, C. O., Balsari, S., Chan, J., Crosas, M., Dominici, F., Gasser, U., Grad, Y. H., Grenfell, B., Halloran, M. E., Kraemer, M. U. G., Lipsitch, M., Metcalf, C. J. E., Meyers, L. A., Perkins, T. A., Santillana, M., Scarpino, S. V., Viboud, C., Wesolowski, A., & Schroeder, A.
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Improving epidemic surveillance and response: Big data is dead, long live big data
Published in The Lancet Digital Health, 2(5), e218–e220
March 17, 2020 by Buckee, C.
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